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Delamere Forest - Bring Own Horse from £140pp

Come and stay with your own horse in a luxury log cabin set in the heart of Delamere Forest in Cheshire. Take advantage of the on site facilities including an out door arena with show jumps, a selection of XC jumps and direct access into Delamere forest. Non-riders can explore the forest by bicycle or on foot. There is also a 'Go Ape' high wire adventure centre, cafe, ice cream shop and direct access to the Manchester Chester train line. Close by is the pretty village of Tarporley, Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre, Beeston and Peckforton Castle.

What's Included:

  • 2 nts self catering in a luxury log cabin
  • 2 nts stabling
  • Bedding 
  • Haylage
  • Grazing
  • Use of the on site facilities
  • Direct access into Delamere Forest
  • Parking

Price: from £140pp

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Equestrian Escapes have launched a sister website bed and breakfast for horses where you will find an extensive list of riding holidays for you and your horse within the UK. Pease visit the site for further details. 

Day One

Arrive and settle yourself and your horse into your respective accommodation. We have two log cabins on site (unfortunately they don't allow dogs) there is a smaller 4 person cabin comprising of a double and a twin room, bathroom and kitchen/lounge. The larger cabin sleeps 6 and has one double room, two twin rooms, bathroom and kitchen/lounge. If you’d like to exercise your horse this evening there is an all weather arena and jumps. Later you can enjoy a home cooked meal at the traditional country pub, The Carriers Inn.

Day Two

Start the day off by schooling your horse in the arena followed by a leisurely hack out into Delamere Forest, Cheshire’s largest woodland. You might even want to pre-book onto the Kelsall Hill cross country ride (10 minutes drive down the road). Their facilities include a new 4.5 furlong all weather gallop, 7 mile farm ride, an 80m x 46m arena for showjumping and an 30m x 46m arena for flatwork for hire and BE cross country course available for schooling.

This evening choose from a range of dining experiences in the pretty local village of Tarporley. The Swan pub has an award winning Chef, The Rising Sun  and the Fox and Barrel is renowned for exquisite food and Christianos is one of the best Italian restaurants in Cheshire.

Day Three

Breakfast in your cabin then the choice is yours. Either enjoy another ride out in the forest, the routes are endless, or try out the cross country fences on site! For non-riders and for those wanting to do some sight-seeing, the historic city of Chester is only a 15 minute drive, or catch the train; its unique black and white Tudor-style shopping rows draw visitors from around the globe. Beeston Castle is a 10 minute drive, at its summit the spectacular views span across 5 counties.


2 nights self catering in the smaller cabin based on 4 people sharing with 4 horses, bedding, stabling, haylage and grazing from £145 pp.

2 nights self catering in the larger cabin based on 6 people sharing with 6 horses, bedding, stabling, haylage and grazing from £140 pp.

Other activities for family and friends include:

  • Go ape in Delamere forest: ideal for older children (12+) and adults
  • Chester Zoo: popular for younger children
  • Golf at the local Portal Golf Club (green fees can be arranged)
  • Walks on the Sandstone trail
  • Beeston/ Peckforton castle

Or why not time your visit to coincide with:

  • Included Chester races (summer evening meetings)
  • Oulton Park: perfect for motor-racing lovers

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Equestrian Escapes has worked in conjunction with Visit Chester and Cheshire to provide you with a selection of horse riding holidays in the UK. These packages enable you and your horse to both go on holiday. TheseUK horse riding holidays allow you to bring your own horse and ride on the beautiful bridleways in Cheshire. The bridleways include The Bishop Bennet Way and the Delamere Loop.

If you are interested in bringing your own horse to Cheshire please look at the other holidays that we offer in the Horse Riding Holidays UK range.

Cheshire Horse Riding Holidays

Family Riding Holiday

Whether you want to go on a horse riding holiday with your own horse, learn to ride on our horses or practise your riding whilst on a riding holiday, we have something for everyone in Cheshire. Please have a look at the Friends of Equestrian Escapes.

We inspect all the horses in our horse riding holidays to ensure the best quality holiday for you.

How To Book

  • Flexible start/finish date
  • 2 - 14 night stay
  • 30% deposit to book
  • Final balance 6 weeks out
  • Fill in booking form below
  • Pay deposit via WorldPay

Optional Extras

  • Go ape in Delamere
  • Chester Zoo
  • Golf
  • Sandstone trail
  • Beeston Castle
  • Extra nights